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The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society, both to inform contemporary medicine and strengthen understanding of the world in which we live. The MHL’s growing collection of digitized medic...



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Topic: Le Normand, M. A. (Marie-Anne Adélaide), 1772-1843
University of Leeds Library
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Originally published in separate numbers. First collected in book form in 1821
Topics: Cooking, Vegetarianism, Cooking (Vegetables)
28 unnumbered pages, 560 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : (4to)
Topics: Demonology, Witchcraft, Magic, Demonology, Magic, Witchcraft
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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Shows the symptomatology of shell-shock in 18 British other rankers and its treatment by two leading R.A.M.C. neurologists in two British military hospitals towards the end of the First World War. Captions tell us the men's names, rank, medical condition, details of their symptoms and how long it took to complete the cure, which in one case was in two and a half hours. Clinical features shown include a variety of ataxic and hysterical gaits hysterical paralyses, contractures and anaesthesias...
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Hospitals, Military, Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation, World war, Armed...
Topics: Astrology, Astrology
Wellcome Library
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Includes bibliographic footnotes and indexes
University of Leeds Library
by Escoffier, A. (Auguste), 1846-1935; Gilbert, Philéas; Fetu, Emile; University of Leeds. Library
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The University of Leeds Library
Topic: Cooking, French
US National Library of Medicine
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Title from cover
Topic: Medicine
Annales de chimie et de physique.
Annales de chimie et de physique.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
Printer's imprint at foot of half-title: Knight and Compton, printers
Topics: Occultism, Alchemy, Magic
Wellcome Library
by Rose, H. A. (Horace Arthur), 1867-1933. n 84103999; Ibbetson, Denzil, Sir, 1847-1908. n 84029393; Maclagan, Edward, Sir, 1864-1952. nr 93011436
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Subtitle varies slightly
Topics: Ethnology, Caste, Caste, Ethnology, Religion
The Medical Heritage Library
by Jahn, Friedrich Ludwig, 1778-1852; Butler, Charles, translator
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Translated by Charles Beck. cf. Pref
Topic: Gymnastics
The Medical Heritage Library
by Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939; Brill, A. A. (Abraham Arden), 1874-1948
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"Literary index": p. 494-499
Topics: Dreams, Psychoanalysis, Dreams, Psychoanalysis
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Bouché-Leclercq, Auguste, 1842-1923
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Topic: Astrology
Topics: Betts, Benjamin W., 1832-, Mathematics, Consciousness
Wellcome Library
by Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947. n 80057223
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"Published for subscribers only."
Topics: Occultism, Magic, Magic, Occultism
Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
The Medical Heritage Library
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Topics: Mental illness in literature, Mental illness, Mentally ill, Penmanship, Mental Disorders,...
Plate, facing p. [ii], contains dedication to the memory of Samuel Birch, within colored ornamental border of Egyptian design
Topics: Egyptian language, Egyptian language, Egyptian language
The Medical Heritage Library
by Eberhart, Noble M. (Noble Murray), b. 1870
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Includes index
Topics: X-rays, Electric currents, Electrotherapeutics, Electric Stimulation Therapy, X-Ray Therapy
Topics: Ghosts, Optical illusions
Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library
by Hofmann, Eduard, Ritter von, 1837-1897; Peterson, Frederick, 1859-1938
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"The colored plates and the photographic reproductions have been very ably executed by Mr. A. Schmitson." - Author's pref
Topic: Forensic Medicine
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
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Topic: Pharmacists
Originally published under title: The English physician
Topics: Plants, Medicinal, Materia Medica
The Dublin journal of medical science.
The Dublin journal of medical science.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
6 pages, 2 unnumbered leaves, 4, 96 pages ; (8vo)
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by Zelma “Suzie” Coyle
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The entire collection consists of a mug, photographs, and papers from Zelma “Suzie” Coyle, who served as a nurse on the USS Haven (AH-12) hospital ship during the Korean War. Scanned and online here are instructions to medical officers upon joining the Haven, her letters home to her mother and her photographs. 72 items are available on this page, one of which is a listing of the photographs as a pdf file - "Coyle collection photo captions"
Topics: USS Haven (AH-12), hospital ship, Korean War, Nurse Corps, nursing, US Marine Corps
Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library
by Columbia University
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Topics: Columbia University, Universities, Universities
Available at the Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de santé (Paris). See this resource in Medica digital library : pharma_p11247x1928 .
Wellcome Library
by Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947. n 80057223
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Topics: Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947, Substance-Related Disorders, Drug abuse, Drug addicts
Wellcome Library
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The Medical Heritage Library
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Pennsylvania District copyright, no. 54, issued in 1794 to Absalom Jones and Richard Allen, "as authors and proprietors."--p. [2]
Topics: Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839, Yellow Fever, Disease Outbreaks, Terminal Care, Social Problems, African...
Wellcome Library
by Sahagún, Bernardino de, -1590. n 79122689
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Descriptive letterpress on versos facing all plates except one
Topics: History, Aztecs, Calendar, Indians of Mexico, Nahuatl language, Natural history
Topics: Watersheds, Drainage, Sanitation, Public health
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Naturopathy, Naturopathy
Wellcome Library
by Stratz, C. H. (Carl Heinrich), 1858-1924. n 85814931
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Includes index
Topics: Child Care, Child care, Children
Wellcome Library
by Le Pileur, Auguste
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Includes index
Topic: Physiology
UCSF Industry Archives Videos
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Skoal commercial with Earl Campbell.
Topics: male, smokeless tobacco, television, advertising, Browse by keywords in UCSF industry videos
Wellcome Sexology Collection
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Topic: Sex customs
Wellcome Library
by Giles, Herbert Allen, 1845-1935
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xviii, 84, 1711 pages ; 27 cm
Topics: Chinese language -- Dictionaries -- English, Chinese language
Wellcome Library
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Civilization, Primitive societies, Civilization, Primitive societies
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
Wellcome Library
by Whitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947. n 79058622
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Topic: Science
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Ukers, William Harrison, 1873-
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Topic: Coffee
The Medical Heritage Library
by Cheselden, William, 1688-1752
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Signatures: pi1 a(-a4) A-UX(-X8) Y
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Topics: Human anatomy, Anatomy
20 unnumbered pages, 604 columns, 18 unnumbered pages, 14 unnumbered leaves of plates (some folded) : 35 cm (folio)
Topic: Mexico
Includes index
Topic: Beauty Culture
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
UCL Library Services, University College London (UCL)
by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. Council; University College, London. Library Services
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Includes index
Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Pharmacopoeias as Topic
Woodcut frontispiece, zodiac man (p. 8), and tailpiece
Topics: Hygiene, Astrology, Physiognomy
Wellcome Library
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94 pages cdxxxii pages : 30 1/2 cm
Topics: Paper industry -- History, Papermaking -- History, Watermarks, Papermaking, Watermarks
At head of title: "The only authorized and complete English edition."
Topics: Hydrotherapy, Hydrotherapy
UCSF Industry Archives Videos
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Compilation of live and animated commercials for Spud cigarettes.
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Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, menthol cigarette, filter, Browse by keywords in UCSF industry...
Archives de médecine navale.
Archives de médecine navale.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
"Modell-Album: Mann und Weib" in back pocket
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Topics: Medicine, Popular, Women
Plate, facing p. [ii], contains dedication to the memory of Samuel Birch, within colored ornamental border of Egyptian design
Topics: Egyptian language, Egyptian language, Egyptian language
Wellcome Library
by Higgins, Godfrey, 1773-1833. n 85312307
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Illustrated t.-p., mounted
Topics: Druids and druidism, Alphabet
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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This film in two parts shows the mechanism of an artifical respirator (an iron lung) a female patient is shown being placed in the machine and then cared for by nurses (she is fed, groomed and given an enema). The second part starts with instructions as to what to do if there are electrical or mechanical faults in the machinery. 3 segments.
Topics: Ventilators, Mechanical -- history, Respiration, Artificial, Medical equipment, Respiratory...
Paginations multiples et discontinues. 51 fascicules. Erreur de pagination : p. 683-684 redondantes Available at the Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de santé (Paris). See this resource in Medica digital library : 47357 .
Topic: Réception des médecines orientales
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Lenormant, Francois; Cooper, W. R. (William Ricketts), 1843-1878. nr2002006103
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"Editor's preface" signed: W. R. C. [i. e. William Ricketts Cooper]
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Topic: Magic
Chemist and Druggist
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Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Barton, Wilfred Mason, 1871-1930; Wells, Walter Augustine, 1870-
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Topic: Medicine -- Dictionaries
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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This film acts as a demonstration of the action of muscles, vertebral column, hip and shoulder joints in living subject. 3 segments
Topics: Anatomy, Muscles, Medical sciences, Anatomy, Muscles, Medical
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Bache, Franklin, 1792-1864; Wood, George Bacon, 1797-1879
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Dispensatories, Pharmacopoeias
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Unabridged reprint of Barrett's Magus, London, 1801
Topics: Magic, Occultism, Alchemy
First word in title in Greek
Topics: Hutchinson, Francis, 1661-1739, Boulton, Richard, b. 1676 or 7, Spiritualism, Witchcraft,...
Contains vocabularies
Topics: Egyptian language, Mythology, Religion, Folklore
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Louis, P. C. A. (Pierre Charles Alexandre), 1787-1872; Putnam, C. G; Jackson, James, 1777-1867
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Topics: Antimony -- Therapeutic use, Phlebotomy, Inflammation, Pneumonia
Wellcome Library
by Lombroso, Cesare, 1835-1909; Ferrero, Guglielmo, 1871-1942
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Includes bibliographic footnotes
Errata on p. [1] of last group
Topics: Nitrous oxide, Nitrous Oxide
The Medical Heritage Library
by Rank, Otto, 1884-1939; Robbins, F.; Jelliffe, Smith Ely, 1866-1945
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Heroes, Mythology, Mythology